Lighthouse Trails Publishing is an industry-standard publishing company; we are not a vanity press (i.e., we do not take money from authors to publish their books). We are currently publishing between 2-4 manuscripts a year.
Trails Publishing is currently accepting
proposals and manuscripts from prospective authors.
It is recommended you study our website and perhaps
read some of our books before you submit a proposal.
We are a small publishing house and have a fairly narrow
We are a Christian publishing company and publish books
that align with biblical truth, while lifting up the name
of Jesus Christ.
The books we publish must have a message or story that needs
to be heard. We are always interested in stories of Christians
who have risen above incredible and unusual challenges and even their
own failures to illustrate God's amazing grace and strength
We have a special place in our hearts for missionaries and
would welcome well-written submissions about or by such.
send a proposal that meets the following criteria:
Overview: A two to three paragraph overview of your book.
Chapter by Chapter Outline (Synopsis): 1-2 paragraphs for each chapter describing highlights of that chapter.
Author Bio: No more than a half a page. Include any writing successes, experience
in public speaking and why you feel you are qualified to write
about proposed subject matter.
is the estimated length of your manuscript and when is the expected
time of completion.
Sample Chapters: Please include two sample chapters. (One of them should be chapter
Manuscript Format: Should be typed in black ink on 8 1/2" X 11" white
bond paper. Please number each
page at bottom of page. If we accept your manuscript, it must
be available on disk in Word, InDesign, or a PDF.
Address your proposal to:
Mr. David Dombrowski - Acquisitions Editor
Lighthouse Trails Publishing,
P.O. Box 908, Eureka, MT 59917.
NOTE: IF YOU WOULD LIKE A RESPONSE, YOU MUST INCLUDE SASE WITH YOUR PROPOSAL, AND IF YOU WANT YOUR ENTIRE PROPOSAL AND SAMPLE CHAPTERS RETURNED THE SASE MUST INCLUDE THAT EXTRA POSTAGE.
You may also e-mail your proposal as an attachment as long as it is in Word
or a PDF and is in the proper format and content.
PLEASE ALLOW US 8 WEEKS TO RESPOND. If you haven't heard
from us then, send us an email or letter as a reminder. Thanks.
work we consider should be written in such a fashion as to not
only challenge the educated, professional reader but also reach
the younger, college-age adult who may have more limited experience
and comprehension. Our books will include throughout their pages
human interest and personal experience scenarios as a means
of getting the point across.